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How should I prepare for psoriasis treatment?

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While you're getting treated for psoriasis, make sure you find a way to manage the stress and rocky emotions that may tag along. Reach out to family, friends, and support groups to get the backing you need.

SOURCES:

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Treatments," "Connect With Others."

Linda Cornish, dermatology nurse, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, CA.

Julie Nelligan, PhD, health psychologist, private practice, Portland, OR.

Cornish, L.  , February 2008. Dermatology Nursing

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on October 28, 2019

SOURCES:

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Treatments," "Connect With Others."

Linda Cornish, dermatology nurse, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, CA.

Julie Nelligan, PhD, health psychologist, private practice, Portland, OR.

Cornish, L.  , February 2008. Dermatology Nursing

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on October 28, 2019

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